Several tech savvy Americans have received Knighthoods in the past, including Bill Gates and Steven Spielberg but apparently Jobs’ refused to toe the party line and speak at a Labour party conference and the Knighthood offer was withdrawn by Gordon Brown, The Telegraph states today. Jobs was put forward for the honor by the MP … Read moreUK Government Refused Steve Jobs A Knighthood
All Things Digital have just reporetd that Apple will hold its eagerly awaited product event on March 2. We are expecting them to announce the iPad 2 at this time. Presumably, although unconfirmed, it will take place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco but we don’t know yet whether Steve … Read moreApple iPad 2 Launch Event Set For 03/02/11
Looks like the meeting at the Silicon Valley Summit, we reported on yesterday, see here, went rather well. Steve Jobs sat next to Obama with Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, on the other side. Who else can you spot in this shot? Eric Schmidt?, Larry Ellison? ‘It’s Not What You Know, But Who You Know’ Springs To … Read moreSteve Jobs Photographed In Good Company, With Obama
Steve Jobs last had a chat with President Barack Obama in October 2010 when they discussed ‘technology innovation and the US economy’ amongst other things. Life has moved on quite a bit since then, although the mythical white iPhone 4 still has not appeared, as many thought it would following the previous meeting. Gizmodo have … Read moreWhat Will Steve Jobs Say To Barack Obama At Today’s Meeting?
Apple® today announced a new subscription service available to all publishers of content-based apps on the App Store℠, including magazines, newspapers, video, music, etc. This is the same innovative digital subscription billing service that Apple recently launched with News Corp.’s “The Daily” app. Subscriptions purchased from within the App Store will be sold using the … Read moreApple Launches Subscriptions on the App Store
This story coming hot out of 9to5mac, states that a guy from Altanta, Georgia bought what he thought to be an Apple iPad from his local Walmart store. When he got home and opened it up, it turned out to be a fake iPad prop, with an identical shell to the real thing but hollow … Read moreCustomer Sold Fake iPad In Walmart – They Refuse Refund
With the excitement building News Corporation and Apple have set the launch date for The Daily to February 2nd, 2011. As you can see from the invitation below, Rupert Murdoch will be there along with Apple’s Eddy Cue, he’s stepping in for Steve Jobs, as we know is on medical leave. The event will start … Read moreThe Daily iPad Newspaper Launch Event February 2nd, 2011
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry Co), the largest manufacturer of electronics and computer components worldwide with up to 450,000 workers and of course manufacturers of products from Apple, Amazon, Cisco, HP, Dell, Nintendo, Nokia, Microsoft, Sony and Sony Ericsson have spoken out in relation to the controversy surrounding Jobs’ medical absence. In a report … Read moreFoxconn Says ‘No Need For Overreaction’ To Steve Jobs’ Medical Leave
The latest announcement from Apple explains that Steve Jobs is taking another round of medical leave, at his own request. The Board of Directors have granted medical leave so he can focus on his health. He will continue to be CEO and involved in major strategic decisions for Apple. For all other business Tim Cook … Read moreWhy Does Steve Jobs Need To Take Medical Leave?
Apple have just announced that users have downloaded over 1 million apps from the Mac App Store since its launch yesterday. Steve Jobs was/is understandably delighted and said "we’re amazed at the incredible response the Mac App Store is getting, the developers have done a great job bring apps to the store and users are … Read moreApple Announces Over 1 Million Downloads In Mac App Store After Day 1